Energy & Climate Action

While preparations for the official endorsement of the Mediterranean Solar Plan Master Plan during the upcoming UfM Ministerial meeting on Energy take place, UfM Deputy Secretary General for Energy, Teresa Ribeiro, gave a keynote speech on the Mediterranean Solar Plan (MSP) at the closing conference of the PWMSP (Paving the Way for the Mediterranean Solar Plan).

Madrid, 28 August, 2013. Teresa Ribeiro, UfM Deputy Secretary General for Energy, gave a keynote speech on the Mediterranean Solar Plan (MSP) during the Closing Conference of the PWMSP (Paving the Way for the Mediterranean Solar...

Amman, 4 July, 2013. Today, the UfM Deputy Secretary General for Energy, Teresa Ribeiro, held a working meeting with the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, H.E. Malek Kabariti. Discussions focused on the Ministerial Meeting on Energy that will be held in Brussels on 11 December 2013.

It is expected that the Ministerial Meeting on Energy officially endorses the Mediterranean Solar Plan (MSP) Master Plan. The MSP Master Plan will constitute the first comprehensive official strategy document exclusively concerned with region-specific renewable energy...

UfM Senior Officials met at the Dead Sea to advance the preparations of the Mediterranean Solar Plan and prepare the upcoming Union for the Mediterranean’s Ministerial meeting on Energy, foreseen to take place next December, 2013 in Brussels.

Amman, 30th May, 2013. The Ad Hoc UfM Senior Officials Meeting on Energy was held on 29-30 May 2013 in Jordan. The Jordanian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, HE Eng. Malek KABARITI, opened the meeting, which was co-organized and co-chaired by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the European Union, Co-presidencies of the Union for the M...

More than one hundred experts from 20 Euro-Mediterranean countries met at the headquarters of the Union for the Mediterranean to discuss the Draft of the Master Plan, which plans the deployment of an additional 20 GW of renewable energy capacities by 2020 as well as the large development of energy efficiency.

Barcelona, 22 February, 2013. – The Joint Committee of National Experts for the Mediterranean Solar Plan (MSP), a flagship UfM initiative aiming at promoting renewable energies and energy efficiency in UfM countries, met from 19 to 21 February in Barcelona at the initiative of the UfM...

The Union for the Mediterranean and the Desertec Industrial Initiative (Dii) agreed to strengthen their collaboration to utilize common synergies for their long-term strategies “Mediterranean Solar Plan” and “Desert Power 2050”. Both programs are essential for the future energy supply in the Euro-Mediterranean region.

Berlin, 9 November, 2012. UfM Secretary General, Fathallah Sijilmassi, and representatives from the UfM Energy division participated at the 3rd Dii Desert Energy Conference, held in Berlin last 7-9 November, 2012.  This large Euro-Mediterranean regular meeting aims to f...

Member states’ energy experts for the MSP teamed up for the first time in Barcelona on 5 and 6 July2011.

Barcelona – The Mediterranean Solar Plan (MSP) is a flagship UfM initiative aiming at promoting renewable energies and energy efficiency in UfM countries. One key target is the deployment of an additional 20 GW of renewable energy capacities by 2020. The Paris Declaration tasked the Secretariat “to explore the feasibility, creation and development of the MSP” and the 43 UfM Member States called upon it “to coordinate the development of the MSP Master Plan in close cooperation with the E...